'''Paul Jakob Deussen''' (; 7 January 1845 – 6 July 1919) was a Germany|German
Indologist and professor of Philosophy at University of Kiel
[Hans Rollmann (1979), [http://www.jstor.org/stable/2709076 Deussen, Nietzsche, and Vedānta], Journal of the History of Ideas, Vol. 39, No. 1 (Jan. - Mar., 1978), pages 125-132]
Strongly influenced by Arthur Schopenhauer
, Deussen was a friend of Friedrich Nietzsche
and Swami Vivekananda
. In 1911, he founded the Schopenhauer Society
(''Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft''). Professor Deussen was the first editor, in 1912, of the scholarly journal Schopenhauer Yearbook (''Schopenhauer-Jahrbuch'').
Deussen, who Sanskritised his name to "Deva-Sena"
[Gopal Stavig (2011), Western Admirers of Ramakrishna and His Disciples, Vedanta, ISBN 978-8175053342, page 434]
as a mark of his admiration for Hinduism, is one of the distinguished roll of Europeans who — often with lyrical admiration —...